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HOGARTH PRESS: THE TRANSLATIONS

The Hogarth Press achieved a reputation for original translations of notable works of foreign literature. Nearly every title was a first English translation, and the Woolfs often collaborated on a number of these. For instance, Leonard Woolf, along with D.H. Lawrence and S.S. Koteliansky, translated I.A. Bunin's The Gentleman from San Francisco and Other Stories (1922), and Virginia Woolf, also with S.S. Koteliansky, translated F.M. Dostoevsky's Stavrogin's Confession and The Plan of the Life of a Great Sinner (1922). Another important translation from the Hogarth Press was a limited edition of Rainer Maria Rilke's Duineser Elegion (1931), translated from the German by Vita Sackville-West. This edition was printed at the Cranach Press, with initials designed and handcut by Eric Gill in an Italic type designed by Edward Johnson.

In 1924, the Hogarth Press took over the publication of the papers of the International Psycho-Analytical Institute. Thus, the Press became the authorized publisher for Sigmund Freud in England and was the first to make psychoanalytic theory available in English. Under the general editorship of Dr. Ernest Jones, the Hogarth Press published twenty-seven of the Institute's papers between 1924 and 1946, and the series is still published with the Hogarth Press imprint by Chatto & Windus. Of the twenty-seven volumes of papers, twenty-two are represented in Special Collections, including Sigmund Freud's Collected Papers (1924-1925) and his The Ego and the Id (1927), Theodor Reik's The Unknown Murderer (1936), and Anna Freud's The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence (1937).


MAXIM GORKY.
The Note-Books of Anton Tchekov Together with Reminiscences of Tchekov. 1921.
Translated by S. S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf.
I. A. BUNIN.
The Gentleman from San Francisco and other stories. 1922.
Translated by S. S. Koteliansky, D. H. Lawrence and Leonard Woolf.
Stavrogin's Confession F. M. DOSTOEVSKY.
Stavrogin's Confession and The Plan of the Life of a Great Sinner. 1922
Translated by S. S. Koteliansky and Virginia Woolf.

LEO TOLSTOI.
Tolstoi's Love Letters with a study of the autobiographical elements in Tolstoi's work by Paul Biryukov. 1923.
Translated by S. S. Koteliansky and Virginia Woolf.

Presentation copy from Koteliansky. One of 99 copies bound in plain cloth.


ITALO SVEVO.
The Nice Old Man and the Pretty Girl and other stories. 1930.
Translated by L. Collison-Morley.
RAINER MARIA RILKE.
Duineser Elegien. 1931.
Translated by Vita Sackville-West and Edward Sackville West. Initials designed and handcut by Eric Gill. Italic type designed by Edward Johnston. Printed at the Cranach Press under the direction of Count Harry Kessler and Max Goertz.

Number 47 of 230 copies on handmade paper, signed by the translators.


THE INTERNATIONAL PSYCHO-ANALYTICAL LIBRARY

Edited by Ernest Jones, assisted by James Strachey

"The greatest pleasure that I got from publishing The Psycho-Analytical Library was the relationship which it established between us and Freud. . . . Nearly all famous men are disappointing or bores, or both. Freud was neither; he had an aura, not of fame, but of greatness."
Leonard Woolf, Downhill All the Way (1967).


SIGMUND FREUD.
Collected Papers. 1924-25.
Authorized translation under the supervision of Joan Riviere. The International Psycho-Analytical Library Nos. 7-10. 4 volumes.

The Ego and the Id SIGMUND FREUD.
The Ego and the Id. 1927.
Authorized translation by Joan Riviere. The International Psycho-Analytical Library No. 12.

ERNEST JONES.
On the Nightmare. 1931. The International Psycho-Analytical Library No. 20.

THEODOR REIK.
The Unknown Murderer. 1936. Translated by Dr. Katherine Jones. The International Psycho-Analytical Library No. 27.

ANNA FREUD.
The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence. 1937. Translated by Cecil Baines. The International Psycho-Analytical Library No. 30.

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